Near Chilocco Indian School in Kay County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
Oklahoma, The Indian State
Land in this area was granted to Cherokee Indians by U.S., 1828. Opened to White settlement, 1893. Kaw Indian Tribal Reservation, 5 miles east. There was located land allotment of Hon. Charles Curtis, Kaw Indian, Vice President of U.S., 1928-32.
Erected 1995 by Oklahoma Historical Society. (Marker Number 34.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oklahoma Historical Society marker series.
Location. 36° 59.901′ N, 97° 2.746′ W. Marker is near Chilocco Indian School, Oklahoma, in Kay County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 77 and State Line Road, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 77. Click for map. Marker is at a roadside pullout along the southbound lanes of US Highway 77, just south of the Kansas-Oklahoma state line. Marker is in this post office area: Newkirk OK 74647, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Cherokee Strip (here, next to this marker); Chilocco Indian School (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Cherokee Strip (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named The Cherokee Strip Santa Fe Locomotive Engine No. 2542 (approx. 5 miles away in Kansas); Korean War Liberty Tree Memorial (approx. 5 miles away in Kansas); 1996 Olympic Torch Relay (approx. 5 miles away in Kansas); Robert Docking (approx. 5 miles away in Kansas). Click for a list of all markers in Chilocco Indian School.
Also see . . .
1. Oklahoma Historical Society. (Submitted on October 22, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Charles Curtis, Vice President, 1928-1932. (Submitted on October 22, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Native Americans • Politics • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 370 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.